Privacy Policy

Wiltshire Council is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Full details of the registration are available at ICO register of data controllers. We can be contacted by phone, in person or in writing.

The Council’s Data Protection Officer may be contacted by email at this address

What this Notice Covers

This policy covers the treatment of personallyidentifiable information that Wiltshire Council collects when you are using the this website, when you email us, or when you complete and submi tan online form via our website.

Wiltshire Council holds and processes personal data in accordance with all current legislation relating to data protection andcomplies with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016.

The council also automatically receives and records information on server logs from your browser including your IP address and the page you requested.

The council uses the information for:

Information collection and use

You can visit our site and use many of theservices without telling us who you are or giving us any personally identifiable information.


The council collects, holds and uses personal data to allow it to provide services on behalf of the citizens of Wiltshire. These services include, among others, providing schools and educational facilities within the county; providing care and support for vulnerable individuals and their families; maintaining and improving the environment of the county and protecting the citizens generally.

Find out more information about what personal data is from the Information Commissioner. Essentially it is information which relates to or can identify a living individual.

The council recognises that this information is important to the citizens and that it is responsible to the citizens for the information it holds about them. As such, it takes seriously its responsibilities to ensure that any personal information it collects and uses is done so proportionately, correctly and safely.

As a local authority, Wiltshire Council collects, holds and processes a considerable amount of information, including personal information about the citizens itserves, to allow it to provide services effectively.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Wiltshire Council will continually review and update this privacy notice to reflect changes in our services and feedback from service users, as well as to comply with changes in the law. If there are substantial changes to this statement or in how Wiltshire Council will use your personal information, we will advertise the updated notice in our news service and our weekly mailing to subscribers.

Wiltshire Council encourages you to periodically visit this page to review this notice and to be informed of how Wiltshire Council is protecting your information.

Further Information

At all times, Wiltshire Council will comply with the legal requirements set out by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 in relation to the collection, holding and processing of your personal data.

If you would like to know more or have any concerns about how your information is being processed please contact the Information Governance Team
If you require general information about the GDPR, information is available from the Information Commissioner.